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Assistant Professor - Counseling Psychology

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The Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology is a full-time, tenure track position, nine-month position that requires teaching, scholarship, and service. The teaching role includes curriculum development/implementation and mentoring students in the Clinical Counseling master’s program.

Position Responsibilities
  • Expected course load : Teach 24 credit hours over the academic year (9 months)
  • Expected course responsibilities : Teach core courses in the program, both on-ground and online delivery formats. All courses taught to graduate students. Expected to integrate Christian faith within courses and responsibilities.
  • Specific Departmental service expected : Provide leadership and guidance to the Clinical Counseling graduate program in collaboration with department Chair, Program Directors other members of the Counseling Psychology department, including attendance at departmental meetings.
  • Provide leadership in collaboration with the Program Directors in expanding the Clinical Counseling program, particularly in the area of online curriculum development.
  • Advise students : Serve as faculty advisor for assigned students, assisting in mentoring and oversight of advisees’ progression toward degree completion, in collaboration with other Department faculty and staff.
  • Participate in departmental responses to student issues in collaboration with other faculty and staff.
  • Participate in formative student activities (e.g., recruitment events, New Student Orientation, graduation events)
  • Participate in recruiting and training adjunct faculty and teaching assistants.
  • ­ Provide leadership for procedures with accrediting bodies, including reviewing reports.
  • Stay abreast of current trends in the fields of counseling and psychology
  • Engage in scholarship activities relevant to a practitioner-scholar and in keeping with university requirements for promotion and tenure progression.
  • Participate in university service: Participate in university committees, assignments, and functions as required of a full-time faculty member. Serve the larger community as opportunities arise

  1. Earned doctorate in Counseling, Psychology or a related field
  2. Teaching experience at graduate level (including online)
  3. Professional experience and credentialing in the discipline
  4. Scholarship record/potential befitting practitioner-scholar model
  5. Knowledge of programs, including licensure/certification processes (Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Behavioral Specialist) in Pennsylvania, and nationally (Board Certified Behavior Analysts)
  6. Effective interpersonal skills
  7. Ability to self-organize
  8. Ability to problem-solve


Eastern University

About Eastern University 

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a Christian commitment compatible with its mission and be willing to endorse by signing Eastern University’s doctrinal statement. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes are encouraged to apply.

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